DP2 CAS Goals

With this being the final year of my high school career, I have many high prospects for myself that I would like to achieve. This year, I would like to be in my best form through organization and time management. With academics looming over my head 24/7, it will be a challenge to balance them…

An Epilogue to DP1 CAS

Learning done outside the classroom is important to me and I’m able to achieve this through the Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS) program. At the beginning of DP1, I set some goals for myself with regards to the three different areas. As this school year comes to an end, it’s time to look over those…

COMUN 2016 Conference

Agendas have been debated, resolutions have been drafted and awards have been presented. COMUN 2016 has finally concluded. My participation in conference has been deemed successful due to my diplomatic attitude, active participation, and logical decision making. I may have not been the most important envoy as the delegate of Cuba in GA3, but when…

Jaffna Narratives

For my last Week Without Walls (WWW), I chose Jaffna Narratives, a trip that explored the historical, cultural and religious features of Jaffna, the northernmost region of Sri Lanka. Our trip lasted 5 days during which we visited temples and historical sites, met and learnt about the local people, and generally just had a fun…

COMUN Practice Debate 2

Practice Debate 2 (PD2) was by far my best performance yet. I spoke more than all previous times combined. I felt more confident and brought forth valuable ideas into the committee. Discussing the obliteration of the global black market of illegal drug trafficking and its related progenies. Practice Debate 1 (PD1) was the first real…

Learning Experience @ Indian Bank

University is quickly approaching and before long, I will be stepping out into the real world with my own career path. So, this was an appropriate time for me to explore one of my areas of interest. During these winter holidays, I decided to go to the Colombo branch of Indian Bank to look into…

COMUN Practice Debate 1

Practice Debate 1 (PD1) was the first real taste of COMUN this season. OSC welcomed hundreds of delegates, admins, and exco members onto its campus. It was a day filled with heated argument, some very intelligent ideas, and resolutions. I, along with many other delegates from my school, am in General Assembly 3 a.k.a. SOCHUM, which…